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, many decades. this is something extremely well received. >> the politics of this, republicans as john mccain was the first to say yesterday, republicans have to deal with the facts of life here. now, ironically, if john mccain and lindsey graham and others had joined with george w. bush, this could have been done in 2007. >> right. what john mccain sort of didn't say but implied was what has changed about this issue? it's simple. november 6th, the 2012 general election. the overall share of republican votes was -- people that voted for republicans is white. 11% nonwhite. it is -- that is an untenable -- we saw in 2012, and it will only get worse if they continue to lose 70% plus of the hispanic vote. that's what's changed here. republicans broadly recognize it. the question is jose touched on it, the path to citizenship. that is the piece that is always the one that conservative republicans said we will not do this. we are validating illegal behavior, no matter what we do. now there are some republicans on board. marco rubio, john mccain, lindsey graham saying, look, this has to be in
yet. made possible by honda. >>> the judge presiding over the conduct of john leopold dismissed one of the charges against him. he says it's because the state has not met its burden of proof. fox 5's paul wagner has the latest. >> reporter: the judge's decision to throw out count to of the indictment has to do with an allegation john leopold was seen on at least six occasions by his police security detail throwing out the campaign signs of his political rival. the judge said in his view leopold was acting as a private citizen, and it did not rise to malfeasance in office. the day began with defense attorney passionately arguing his client's case telling judge sweeney over a good part of the morning the common law crimes john leopold is accused of are constitutionally vague. he used a tv vane to make his point telling the judge, the police are the criminal law experts and where was the chief in all of this? several police officers testified under immunity that they complained to the chief of police about leopold's demands, but nothing was done and there was no, as one officer put it,
, john kerry is on the hill for what is expected to be smooth sailing. the confirmation hearing of secretary of state. he began with a spirited defense of the woman he will be replacing and then he got emotional. >> i would take office as secretary, proud that the senate is in my blood, but equally proud that so, too, is the foreign service. my father's work under presidents boat democrat and republican, took me and my siblings around the world for a personal journey that brought home the sacrificed and the commitment the men and women of the foreign service make every day on behalf of america. >> in marked contrast to yesterday when a fiery clinton faced her critics on the hill, senator clinton or secretary clinton was side by side with senator mccain to introduce kerry as the best choice to follow in her footsteps. >> he's a determined and effective representative of the united states. has been as a senator, will be as secretary. >> and things were cordial enough moments ago. senator mccain was still blasting clinton for her testimony yesterday. >> she really didn't answer any
." >> created by america's cable. >> , on thursday, secretary of state nominee john kerry testified at his confirmation hearing before the foreign relations committee. more than four decades ago, senator kerry testified against the vietnam war before this in committee. he has served as the massachusetts senator for more than 25 years. current secretary of state hillary clinton introduced senator kerry at the hearing. harry reid said he is working to hold a focused tuesday on the nomination. this hearing is about four hours. -- vote tuesday on the nomination. this hearing is about four hours. [indistinct conversations] >> good morning. this hearing of the senate foreign relations committee will come to order. let me ask, as i did yesterday, i ask unanimous consent of returning members to allow prospective member to participate in today's hearing. if there is no objection, it is so ordered. let me start by saying, you are not at the table yet, senator. we will have you there shortly. wow. [laughter] let me say, mr. chairman, you are still our committees chaired, deeply humbled to preside ove
, john husted began stumping for this idea. hey, just an idea, right? now it's very quiet in ohio. and that leaves michigan. oh, michigan. michigan, my nominee of incapable of being embarrassed. move over, florida. michigan has a bill on the way, republican sponsor, quite unembarrassed by the attention now or his failure to pass the same kind of bill last year. "the bill got no traction last year. there were people convinced that romney was going to win and this might take electoral votes from him. but now that romney lost, now maybe even rick snyder, the governor, warming up to the idea. publicly, he's saying it's fair to change the rules since the election is not for a few more years yet. we started with six states on the map, republicans talking about changing the rules to elect the president so you could use the gerrymandered congressional maps to make the presidential election go the way the house vote went this year, where democrats got more votes, but republicans still held the office. we start with a map of six. two states have put the idea in the deepest part of the deep
. chuck schumer, john mccain, dick durbin, marco rubio and bob menendez will discuss the plan. we'll bring it to you live. our first read team notes this is the first time senator mccain signed on to a priority of president obama. he takes the vision on the road to las vegas. but within the last hour, white house press secretary jay carney confirmed the president would not unveil specific legislation. the plan unveiled today would be the first major immigration overhaul proposal in six years but one border state democrat congressman castro of texas say that is the devil is in the details. >> we've got to make sure that those measurements, when we have determined that we have secured the border, that those measurements are objective. otherwise you will have fights down the road where folks are saying, well, wait a minute. let's not move on to the second phase of the bill because we have not first completed the first phase. >> besides border security, there's guest workers and employer verification and a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants in this country. let's bring i
-together better. >> today john kerry has a wide open layup. it is thursday, january 24th, and this is "now." >> joining me today assistant managing editor of fortune magazine lee gallagher, and "new york times" columnist frank brunhy. this morning senator john kerry spent an hour on the other side of the panel he chairs. the senate foreign relations committee. in his confirmation hearing for swuf state, kerry sat in the same room where a day before the committee grilled secretary of state hillary clinton about benghazi. kerry didn't exactly face the same firepower. >> i look at you in being nominated for this as someone who has almost lived their entire life, if you will, for this moment of being able to serve in this capacity. >> xhind his nomination to you without reservation. >> i'll have some questions later on policies and your views, including how you explain to world leaders how you could have been rooting for the boston red sox instead of what the world knows as the yankees as the team of the world. >> i don't want this to affect your questions, i have never seen a better looking a
of this morning's "washington journal" on the second inauguration of president obama. john in new york, an independent. caller: the c-span coverage of the inauguration was quite excellent. i have a comment and a question to you know, social studies teachers teach the development of democracy in america. we have jacksonian democracy. then we have lincoln and reconstruction. we have the progress of era and the new deal, and more. is this the age of obama and democracy? host: what to do you think? caller: he talked about inclusion and diversity, but how subsidizing public housing has not been on the agenda at all -- there are a lot of minorities. i live in public housing and i am and minority. i live in harlem. we have been invited to washington to work and issues with public housing and what happened was, through obama, i have to confess, they tried to twist our arm. what happened is there is a demonstration that will be in a couple years. all subsidizing housing throughout the country, including section 8 in multi- family dwellings, and it gives the right of the fall -- a gives for-prof
withng a the first family attending at st. jo prayer service at st. john's church across from the what inaugurat white house an inauguration day tradition. later, it was off to the capitol for the inaugural ceremonies. >> i, joseph, r. biden jr. -- >> pelley: vice president joe biden was sworn in by supremee court justice sonia sotomayor. >> please raise your right hand. r >> pelley: then just before noon chief justice john robertserts administered the oath to the president. >> i, barack hussein obama, do >> i, solemnly swear... >> pelley: there were no slipups on the oath as there were last time.e read this year the chief justice read the oath off a note card. >> so help me god. >> pelley: in his inaugural address, the president said ad america's possibilities areica's poss limitless. >> my fellow americans, we arehis mo made for this moment and we will seize it so long as we seize itwe s together. >> pelley: beyonce wowed the crowd with her performance of the national anthem. >> ♪ by the dawn's early light...♪ >> pelley: then as the president then as t left the platform and h
second term administration. the president was officially sworn in by chief justice john roberts yesterday at the blue room at the white house as the first lady and the obama daughters looked on. but in the little less than two hours the president will affirm that oath before a much larger crowd with 100% more pomp and an equal proportion of circumstance. we have a stellar group of guests joining us throughout the day. honestly, to cut to the chase, it is pretty much everybody you know from msnbc. plus, visits with some members of the obama administration, folks from congress, we'll have live reports from the capitol and all along the parade route. and who knows what surprises along the way. it will be a fun day. reverend al sharpton and chris hayes are joining us onset as the day goes along. alongside me are melissa maris perry, ed schultz and the one and only chris matthews. mr. matthews, this is, i think of this as chris christmas. >> i think of the alternative it could be today. john bolden becoming secretary of state, the coke brothers up on the podium with donald trump, it is not tha
for this. >> it is about time we come together, do our work. >> the partisan lines just got deeper. >> john boehner has an 18% approval rating. >> the debt that is crushing the future for our kids. >> this is a party, a retreat. >> a retreat of sorts. >> they may not even vote for this. >> it really is unacceptable. >> they will evolve or die, it is that simple. >> it will stand out as one of the great days. >> today marks 40 years. >> the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade. >> this allows a woman free choice. >> support for reproductive choice is at a record high. >> 54% believe abortion should be legal. >> there was an assault on women's access to reproductive health care. >> do i believe that the supreme court should overturn roe v. wade? yes. >> 70% say it should not be overturned. >> this is a deeply personal issue, one that should be made by women. >> when times change, so must we. >> this time, all the president had to do to make republicans surrender was take the oath of office. today, house republican leadership made this announcement. >> our conference will look to vote on a measure
'm john berman. >> look at the fashionista. >> "starting pointing" with soledad o'brien starts right now. >>> welcome, everybody. our starting pointing this morning, a deadly and dangerous arctic blast. bone-chilling temperatures wreak havoc from the south to new england and it's only getting worse. we've got live team coverage ahead this morning. >>> new this morning, nuclear threats from north korea against the united states. we'll tell you what the defiant nation is saying now it will do. >>> and today is the day former notre dame star manti te'o speaking out about his fake girlfriend and why he didn't come forward sooner. this morning we're going to bring you part of that interview. >>> plus a soccer player kicks the ball boy. it was all caught on camera. cheap shot or cheap trick? >>> and super bowl ads now getting their own ads. yes, you heard me right, ads for ads. i'll have the details on the sneak peeks starting to leak out. a lot to talk about this morning. we're also going to talk about women being allowed to join the infantry in the military. we'll talk about ron johnson abou
get all the answers. i was hanging on every word you were saying, john. i happened to glance at my apps, here's a bbc news reports. -- report. it says the u.n. says numbers of syrian refugees arriving in jordan putting a considerable strain on the resources. the u.n. h.c.r. said that more than 26,500 refugees have crossed into jordan since january 1. officials said up to 3,000 were arriving every day and 50,000 were waiting to cross. that happens to be the camp that we visited. that happens to be the camp where just a few days before there was a very bad storm and these tents were blown down and there was riots and demonstrations and anger and frustration. and the belief that we're not helping them. the anger that we felt when a young woman who is a teacher said this next generation of children will take revenge on those that did not help them. we are sowing the wind in syria, we're going to reap the whirlwind that whirlwind will be the increase of -- increased presence of al qaeda and islamist groups which are now flooding into syria, as you know. 60,000 dead and counting and the
surprised if this thing ever gets out of the senate. i think speaker john boehner love the idea of saying that we will give serious consideration to whatever harry reid senate passes and sends to us in a matter of gun control. it's a terrible issue for democrats. i don't think obama has the loyalty among democrats in gun control that he thinks he has. jon: hairy weed has the support of the nra in times past. >> yes, harry reid cannot cross the nra. there are voters in a lot of these places. the nra doesn't speak for them. this is a popular position among actual voters and you can see the red states with blue feathers. jon: good analysis as always. thank you so much. >> it's great to be here be to growing pressure on the senate to do something they haven't done in four years. we are talking about passing a federal budget. republicans in the house trying to force senators to come up with a spending plan will go without pay. mike emanuel is live on capitol hill with more. when we take up the debt ceiling deal? reporter: the senate is likely to take up the bill some time next week. they are r
. >>> john berman has a look at some of the other stories making news today. >>> new overnight, tough talk from north korea, maybe the toughest we've heard since kim jong-il's death. the defense commission calls north korea the sworn enemy of the united states and plans to carry out further long-range rocket launches all part of a new phase of confrontation with the united states. do they actually have this nuclear capability? here's what the south korean defense minister says. listen. >>. >> translator: we consider that north korea is ready to conduct a nuclear test at any time if its leadership decides to go ahead. regarding this, we're closely regarding the north's nuclear test preparations and its military movement based on our firm and combined defense position. >> reaction coming in this morning to secretary of state hillary clinton's grilling on the hill. at one point while answering tough questions about the deadly terror attack on the diplomatic compound in benghazi, her voice cracked as she described consoling family members of the four americans who died there. >> i stood next t
. the other story we wanted to mention is that john mccain's vice presidential pick of four years ago, sarah palin, has also been sent into the wilderness after fox news failed to reknew her contract. for the sake of clarity, these stories are not connected in any way whatsoever. thanks so much for watching. chris matthews and "hardball" is next. >>> tea for two. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this, barack and hillary, good-bye or hello? was last night's dual appearance on 60 minutes a fond good-bye or a statement? was it the president's way of saying i know which way the wind is blowing? was it barack obama saying i want a democrat to replace me? hillary clinton is the best bet to do it, i'm ready for this to happen? it's powerful stuff any way you listen to it. i think secretary clinton will run for president. i don't see how she can walk away from it. she's the one woman right now in the picture who could win the president next time. not only that, i think she's the favorite of either gender and either party to win
, john and patsy ramsey. but the district attorney refused to sign that indictment, believing he could not prove the case beyond reasonable doubt. >>> u.s. marshals say he's a dangerous career criminal who keeps escaping from jail. he was in the wayne county jail in detroit for six days before he walked out last week. before that escape, he left a jail in phoenix the very same way. >>> and turning to sports this morning, the pro bowl game was played under the sunny skies of hawaii yesterday. but was it for the last time? >> let's hope so. it wasn't even close. the nfc trounced the afc. but both teams did seem to be trying out there. the game is a sort of side show to the super bowl. and commissioner roger goodell has questioned whether it should return. >>> and the 49ers arrived in new orleans last night, accompanied by their families. they'll have a week to practice there and get ready for sunday's big game. it's san francisco's first super bowl appearance in 18 years. and coach jim harbaugh says the team is super happy to be there. >> the ravens travel to the big easy today after fin
. >>> the judge fired questions from the bench in the case of john leopold. he is accused of misconduct while in office. one charge was dropped. three misconduct charges and one count of fraud still stick. the judge said he tried to name down the question -- did leopold just have bad judgment or was this abusive power. >>> and the baltimore ravens have one more practice before pack up and heading to new orleans. the team will leave monday but there will be a big sendoff rally. >> we want to take a look at the sky over mt. airy. it looks picturesque. >> let's head over to meteorologist mike masco to find out how many inches they end up falling. >> it looks like a solid inch, some light snow showers. this is the span going on toward the tidings bridge. just know all test freestanding water will refreeze with the conditions as temperatures that are still in the 18 to 19-degree range. it will start to freeze. notice on radar we're starting to dry out. light flurries in the city. go to the south and east and you find some bursts of snow. thermont, taneytown. you're producing some moderate snow. it
john roberts. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the united states, so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> 3 activist groups have received permission to protest president obama along the route of the nrk parade. the anti-war group answers says it expects -- we will have more on the inauguration after headlines. alice four people have been killed in u.s. drone strike inside yemen. yemeni government says the attack of four militants but the claim has not been independently verified. the attack comes one day after those of anger of the drone attacks blocked a main road linking the targeted town with the capital. the obama administration meanwhile reportedly has decided to exclude cia drone strikes in pakistan from new legal oversight for targeted killings overseas. the washington post reports counter-terrorism ad
also doesn't have a huge deep base. >> i agree with joy. i think john kerry is going to do hillary clinton a favor of keeping those people around. >> some. >> at least for a while. >> who knows. i don't know. >> at least for a decent serval. >> it's a fascinating discussion. we love it because as long as hillary is in the news, the news is exciting. i think hillary clinton is going to run for president and i think joy agrees with me. i think howard probably agrees to me but keeping his powder dry. he's just smiling now. i don't see why anybody walks away from the presidency. then again i don't think we can predict the future. >> i think it's about obama managing the next few years on his own. he wants to keep her in view and on a friendly basis. >> keep your enemies in front of you even if it's not an enemy. either it was a great actor performance or something really important. probably a combination. thank you, howard, my friend who shares in the skepticism which makes this a beautiful business. joy reid, you're great. i'm known for saying that, you're great. >>> op wednesday hill
ramsey. the case remains unsolved and now reports say a grand jury had voted to indict john and patsy ramsey. but the district attorney refused to sign the indictment, believing he could not prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. an attorney for john ramsey says indicting him would have been a gross miscarriage of justice. >> this case was so huge back then. fascinating to learn that both parents were indicted. the legal question is, did the d.a. have a legal obligation to sign it under colorado law? because some analysts are saying he should have signed it and moved to dismiss the charges in open court. >> that's remarkable. i don't think i've ever heard of that. typically, what d.a.'s want to do is they want the grand jury to decide. because then the decision is not on you as the district attorney, it's on the people of the grand jury. it is like the tribe has spoken. so if you have a grand jury indictment, then even if you don't prove your case, you still have done your job. it's remarkable to me that you would get that indictment yet not sign it. >> it was such a high profile c
of the democratic senators, all of them from states that do not favor increasing restrictions on john sales. >> then also you have members of congress that are up for re-election, and some of these are blue dog democrats. when people go to the polls if they do not vote their conscience and vote for their constituents, people at the polls are going to give them pain of defeat. when it comes to god in certain states and when it comes to guns people do not go against the grain of what they believe in. so i think that the dscc and harry reid should stand firm and not follow the president's liberal agenda on this. but you do have a strong gun lobby in washington d.c., those mountainses for gun control and seeing pastors for gun control it's going to be a tough battle, jon. jon: it will be fascinating to see especially what harry reid does in the months and perhaps years ahead. angela mcglouwen, thank you. >> a philadelphia pediatrician was found bound and burned in her home and now police are making an arrest. a bold move from north korea, the threat that the rogue nation eugs now making against
as john mccain said you can account for the 9% popularity of congress during the debt ceiling crisis by blood relatives and paid staffers and we felt that by focusing on the converse, we could both diagnose the problem and give some prescriptions for how to overcome it. its chemical is one of those prescriptions? >> one of those prescriptions is very simple which is congressmen need exercise, leadership by mixing mind sets by putting aside the campaign mindset long enough to govern and adopting the compromising mind set. in order to do that they need relationships so they can spend more time in washington and less time raising money and people will say that's going to hurt them in the next election but we say that the politicians didn't enter politics just to stand on principle. very few people said politicians were entrusted to politics because they were the most principled people in the population they were in the public's because they want the government that takes the leadership and relationships. we have a phrase that is familiarity attend. there is no accident that ted kennedy
friend john mentioned a few minutes ago. part of what i heard was some of the difficulties we encountered during the invasion of iraq and the occupation or things that damage the republican brand in a deeper way. you have a lot to say. you have a thing or two to say about a number of other issues. is it your view is that republicans need to get right on foreign policy and that is a core issue that is affecting everything else? are you seeing it as a garnish on the salad? not essential. >> as a party, we need to have john and bill on that wing of the party. we also need those who acted and soggy world like we did -- and saw the world like we did in congress or we believed in a restrained foreign policy. that is part of the balance. did you go back and look at what william buckley said about iraq. he said it was not a conservative of venture. there's nothing conservative about believing that you're going to be able to change the way people live and think in other countries that do not have a democratic background. i think the bigger problem really has to duet the domestic side of things. as
-in ceremony, the obamas attended a special worship service at st. john's episcopal church. protestant, catholic and jewish leaders were part of the service, which was closed to cameras. then, the public ceremony began with an invocation by myrlie evers-williams, widow of slain civil rights leader medgar evers and the first laywoman to give an inaugural prayer. >> we invoke the prayers of our grandmothers, who taught us to pray, god, make me a blessing. >> reporter: music included the brooklyn tabernacle choir. >> the oath i have sworn before you today, like the one recited by others who serve in this capitol, was an oath to god and country. >> reporter: the president cited god many times in his address. he laid out a liberal vision to the nation, which included an explicit endorsement of gay rights. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: that was praised by some faith-based leaders who called this "the most lgbt-friendly" inauguration in history. but religious conservatives were critical, calling the s
actually indicted john and patsy ramsey in connection with the death. why did the prosecutor decline to try that case? >>> we begin with that tragic nightclub fire in brazil. mike taibbi has the latest. mike, good morning. >> good morning, savannah. it has been a dead lly combinatn in the past, a nightclub filled with revelers and pyrotechnics and few too ways to escape led to panic. in santa maria, it was packed with its usual saturday nightclub when, at 2:00 in the morning, disaster. a swift-moving fire filled the ground-floor club with thick smoke. witnesses said club security initially blocked several emergency exits, thinking p patrons were leaving without paying and that left only a few ways out. in the ensuing panic, some victims were trampled. most died of smoke inhalation. many witnesses told police this fire was triggered by the use of some incindiery device on stage. >> the band used fireworks and as we heard it was usual for this presentation but the ceiling was too short. >> reporter: some club goers who did make it out joined firemen and onlookers in their attempt to open new
director general david petraeus, john allen, whose name surfaced in this investigation has now been cleared of wrongdoing by the pentagon. this, as jill kelly, the woman who triggered the investigation in the first place, speaks out for the first time. nbc's kerry sanders is outside kelly's home in tampa, florida, this morning. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. it's been three months since news broke of the secret love affair between general david petraeus and his biographer, paula broadwell. it all came to light after jill kelly, who lives in the house over there, contacted the fbi about what she called threatening e-mails. throughout all of this, jill kelly has remained silent, until now. socialite jill kelly was thrown into the media spotlight last october as the story of general david petraeus and his affair with biographer paula broadwell unfolded. kelly was described in the media as the other, other woman. now she's telling her side of the story in an interview with a reporter for the daily beast, describing the ordeal as a living nightmare. >> jill kelly seeme
back under the legendary john gallardi. i always teased denis that, you know, he made up for modest talents with extraordinary dedication and a high threshold for pain. >> they seem loose and comfortable, jokes and smiles there. candy crowley joins us from washington. candy, it is very clear the president chose someone with whom he has a close relationship. question is, the other people who work in the west wing and in the white house, how are they reacting to the mcdonough choice? >> they like him. he's a popular guy in the west wing. i think jessica yellin noted how crowded that room was for the appointment, how happy people seemed that he got what everyone knew he was going to get, which was chief of staff. i think outside you heard the president talking about, don't get me wrong, he's tough. i think that if you talk to some folks at the defense department, the state department, mcdonough obviously is an expert when it comes to foreign policy and international affairs. he broke some eggs over there in those particular institutions. so he's no pushover, but i think the most import
: and with his family at his side, president obama was sworn in by supreme court chief justice john roberts just before noon today. tomorrow the president will do it all over again. the constitution mandates the president be sworn in on january 20th, which is today. but because of a 19th century tradition banning public inaugurations on sundays, all pageantry will be held tomorrow. we'll have fox team coverage tonight. an and chief correspondent mike emanuel on capitol hill and let's start with ed henry. the chief justice and the president got it right this time, i understand it. >> you'll remember four years ago, there was a slip-up and they had to do redo it at the white house to make sure the president had legally been sworn into office and a little bit the chief had some note cards and he tried to memorize it, but his youngest daughter sasha teased him, he hadn't messed it up. this was a serious moment, obviously. the president sworn in for a second term and only the 16th to win two consecutive terms and in addition to that historic moment that i mentioned, there was a lighter moment whereas
and philadelphia. john adams in philadelphia. chester arthur in new york. teddy roosevelt in buffalo. calvin coolidge in plymouth, vermont, and lbj in dallas. james polk's inauguration was the first to be covered use the telegraph and warren hardings parade was the first to use cars. james buchanan's inaugural was the first one photographed and william mckinley's what's the first filmed. cal lidge's what's the first on radio and hoover's was the if irs in a movie new reel. the first to be televised was harry truman. lincoln's parade was the first to include african-americans and wilson's was the first to include women. while bad weather moved the ceremony indoors for william howard taft and ronald reagan, grant toughed it out in 16 degrees and jack kennedy in 20 degrees without an overcoat. fdr's inaugust rag was the first held in january after a constitutional amendment moved the date up from manch. finally, more people witnessed barack obama's first than any other event ever held in washington. that was put together by producer will rabe. i love that stuff. fast, lots of information, lots
john boehner has just given him the job of drawing up a new budget that will completely erase the federal deficit in just ten years. and only through spending cuts and no new taxes whatsoever. to do this mr. ryan would have to cut every government operation by one-sixth or if he choose not to touch entitlements or defense, he would have to cut every government operation by almost 40%. this country would be plunged into a recession. and that's the ryan budget. thanks so much for watching. chris matthews and "hardball" is next. >>> mad house. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this eruption of self-doubt and humiliation in the republican party. suddenly after months of denial, you hear the growling and the gnashing of teeth. it's if as if we're hearing the cries from hell. peggy noonan says the grand old party is doomed if it keeps knocking hillary and refusing to recognize that excuse me for disrupting your illusion, president obama is the president and republicans in the house that once could still see throu
taken the oath outside washington. george washington first in new york, and then in philadelphia. john adams in philadelphia. chester arthur in new york. teddy roosevelt in buffalo. calvin coolidge in plymouth, vermont, and l.b.j. in dallas. james polk's inauguration was the first to be covered using the telegraph and war enharding's parade was the first to use cars. buchanan's inauguration was the first one photographed and william mckin le's was the first filmed. hoover's was the first in a movie newsreel. the first to be televised was harry truman and the first streams in the internets was bill clinton's second. lincoln's parade was the first to include african-americans acknowledged wilson's was the first to include women. bad weather moved some indoors. grants touched it out in 16 degrees and jack kennedy in 20 degrees without an overcoat. f.d.r.'s inauguration was the first held in january after a constitutional amendment moved the date up from march. finally more people witnessed brom's first than any other event ever held in washington. >> wow, i love that stuff. chris: thanks
have commented since on chris's salient commitment to the people of benghazi. john thorn writing in the christian science monitor noted that when he passed in the street, the young men would call out, hello, chris. they knew his face. would laugh and say hello always. this is the right way to deal with our people, he said. libyan friends said he was always ready to put his country first. he shone by being himself, interested in the lives of ordinary people. his death was met with shock and sadness in libya. feelings with regard to americans that are rare in that part of the world these days. for me that judgment captures key characteristics of chris and his approach to life and work. secretary of state hillary clinton noted chris's swearing in as ambassador to libya on an earlier tour, he was visiting roman ruins at one of the tourist sites in libya. he was trailed by gadhafi security men who were obviously intimidating to other tourists. as she recounted it, he reached over to one of the men, stole his camera out of his hands and started taking pictures of the men who had been f
introduces john kerry. and that is after her testimony about the attack in benghazi that killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. abc's martha raddatz was there for all of the action. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. it was truly a riveting day on capitol hill. we don't say that very often, with secretary clinton. as some have never seen her before. she was at times, combative, charming, disarming and clearly ready for a fight. >> it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. >> reporter: but when clinton spoke of her four fallen colleagues, the pain, the memories were still raw. >> i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the planes at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers. the sons and daughters. >> reporter: and clinton did not hesitate to shoulder the blame. >> as i have said many times, i take responsibility. >> reporter: but that did little to quiet some republicans, who wanted to know ho
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